September 1, 2022
4 Fast Growing Markets in Africa
While you should consider risks in any market around the world, there are also plenty of reasons why expanding your operations to Africa could benefit your business. You should also consider the risk of not entering African markets or entering too late.
July 14, 2022
Identifying Your International Approach from the Start is Critical
If you’re considering taking your organization into a new market, having a strategy, plan, roadmap, or whatever you want to call it, is critical. A key part of your strategy is figuring out what type of international company you currently are and the type you strive to be in the future.
June 20, 2022
Has Mexico Become a New Hub for Manufacturing?
Regardless of where you live, you are familiar with the “Made in China” tags included on many products you use. The reason why it is so common is that for years China has been the most significant manufacturing hub across the globe.
June 1, 2022
Vietnam – The Budding Machinery and Manufacturing Powerhouse in Asia
Vietnam’s economy has significantly grown over the last several years. It’s a market you should seriously consider if you’re seeking new opportunities in Southeast Asia, particularly if your business involves manufacturing.
May 10, 2022
How Change Management Can Help Your Organization
Over the last quarter-century, change management has grown and developed as a discipline. According to several studies, for changes to be effective, business leaders must prepare, enable, and assist individuals who are going through transitions so that they may completely embrace change.
May 9, 2022
Top 5 Questions to Ask Before Your Association Goes Global
Many association leaders may consider expanding internationally as a way to generate sustainable revenue, grow their membership, and expand their mission’s reach – but such expansions can be costly and complex.
April 28, 2022
5 Tips When Expanding into New Markets
Business leaders are always looking for that “next big thing” and opportunities to extend the reach of their products and services to new customers.
April 1, 2022
Top 10 Reasons to Do Business in Singapore
Investing in Southeast Asia is complex, but Singapore offers solutions for foreign investors and businesses seeking a low-risk, high-return opportunity.
February 14, 2022
How to Know When Going Global Makes Sense for Your Business
Going global is exciting and could be the bridge to limitless opportunities for your business but it’s not for everyone.
December 20, 2021
Top 10 International Business Etiquette Tips (Amid A Global Pandemic)
Knowing the proper etiquette (or good manners) is very important as a professional traveling internationally, especially during a global pandemic.
October 5, 2021
How the Six Paths to Leadership Impact Global Success
We recently interviewed Dr. Mark Clark, co-author of “Six Paths to Leadership” about the release of his new book and the implications of his findings on global leadership.
September 9, 2021
Why Our Unique Approach to Internationalization Works
We know internationalization is a daunting and complex process in the post-COVID world. At Factum Global, we pride ourselves in simplifying the process.
July 21, 2021
Why Going Global Drives Sustainable Growth
If you tried taking your brand abroad, you know how hard it can be. But don’t let that stop you from exploring the vast opportunities of globalization.
October 11, 2022
Globalisation Is Good For Business, According To Report
Factum Global shared the results of their bi-annual Factum Global Business Sentiment Survey and found that 78% of respondents thought globalisation is good for business.
Published by Boardroom Magazine
June 2, 2022
American University’s Dr. Mark A. Clark to Join Factum Global
Dr. Clark to advise on organizational change process & implementation, leadership development.
April 18, 2022
Going Global Amid Global Chaos?
Is now the time for associations to expand internationally? The answer is yes. In this article, we make a compelling case for nonprofit association leaders to embrace new sustainable revenue opportunities that leverage impact on a global scale.
October 19, 2021
Factum Global Debuts Advisory Board
Advisory Board members Doug Collier, Aseem Goyal, Madeleine Jacobs, and Peter O’Neil bring a wealth of experience from the corporate and association sectors that will be invaluable as Factum Global continues to scale globally.
April 7, 2021
Paul F. Weintraub and Jeffrey Smith Join Factum Global
Weintraub to lead business development team; Smith appointed as COO, will lead business operations, marketing and communications. Weintraub and Smith add more than 40 years of experience to Factum Global’s Executive Team.
March 11, 2021
Embracing Digital Transformation with a Global Mindset
In this must read article published by Boardroom Magazine, Factum Global’s CEO, Francisco Gomez, shares his views on the intersection of digital transformation and internationalization for Associations’ growth.
February 26, 2020
The Power to Strengthen the World
Factum Global is proud to have partnered with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) on the first episode of their new “Stronger by Association Podcast” series. The Power to Strengthen the World highlights the impact of associations globally.
December 10, 2020
Hablando con el experto
Advanced Market Research entrevista a Francisco Gomez.
“En corto período de tiempo, el COVID-19 ha impactado formas de vida en todo el mundo. Para consumidores y empresas.”
November 7, 2022
Episode 8: Petro’s Colombia, Lula’s Brazil, and the Outlook for Latin America
Sergio Guzmán, Co-founder & Director, Colombia Risk Analysis.
Colombia’s recent election of leftist President Gustavo Petro has worried many about the fate of Colombia as a leading democracy in Latin America. In October, Brazil’s former leftist President Lula narrowly replaced incumbent President Bolsonaro. How will the changing political climate and a struggling global economy impact business across the region?
November 2, 2022
Episode 7: Expanding to Africa – Risk, Opportunity & Reality
Rubby Golo, Ghana-based Trade & Investment Expert
Investing in Africa has historically been shrouded in mystery and ultimately deemed too risky for foreign companies. But by 2032, more than half of the world’s labor force will reside in Africa. If now is not the time to explore business opportunities, then when?
October 11, 2022
Episode 6: Covid-19, Healthcare Innovation, and the Biotech Revolution
Phyllis Arthur, global healthcare expert and vice president of infectious diseases and emerging science policy at BIO.
The Covid-19 pandemic led to a technological revolution for the biotech industry, the topic of our latest Global Insider Talks episode.
September 6, 2022
Episode 5: Why Thailand and Vietnam Stand to Benefit Most from “China Plus One”
Aseem Goyal, International Banking Leader, Advisory Board member.
Vietnam and Thailand stand to benefit the most from the China Plus One strategy, a move by companies to diversify across Asia and be less dependent on China. These export-oriented economies, with existing integrated supply chains, have prioritized incentives to attract new investors and are keenly focused on improving ease of doing business.
August 1, 2022
Episode 4: Why Colombia is an Attractive Nearshoring Destination
Ricardo Pedroza, United States Executive Director, ProColombia.
Bogota, Colombia was recently awarded the “City of Nearshoring” award in 2022 for its top talent, technology & infrastructure, geographic location, and incentives for FDI. Growth possibilities are endless in this South American democracy, which is celebrating the 200th year of bilateral relations with the United States.
July 12, 2022
Episode 3: Protecting Your Intangible Assets
Dixon Soh, Director HEAD, IP/IA Practice.
Forming your IP strategy and envisioning your IP footprint; understanding local nuances, protections, and risks; sharing enough about your assets during R&D to attract investors, without giving away trade secrets.
June 6, 2022
Episode 2: Culture Matters: What Executives Need to Know When Entering New Markets
Desirée Perez, Culture Expert and Coach Community Director, Sayge.
Cultural nuances and considerations when expanding internationally; being mindful of your internal culture and feedback channels; forming lasting relationships in Latin America that will contribute to long-term business success.
May 6, 2022
Episode 1: What’s Hot Right Now in Southeast Asia?
Did you know Southeast Asia is open again without Covid restrictions and can provide your business with new growth opportunities right now?
Australian business executive and author Campbell MacKintosh shares his insights on the hot markets and sectors, offers valuable advice for CEOs eyeing the region.
Market Spotlight: China
Read our monthly spotlight and gain new insights on the China market.
5 Steps to Develop Your Global Mindset
Today, more than ever, differences in culture and a lack of empathy and understanding among populations around the world have contributed to war, the global COVID-19 pandemic response, hatred, poverty, misunderstanding, and so much more. Are you doing your part to develop a global mindset?
Market Spotlight: Mexico
Read our monthly spotlight and gain new insights on the Mexico market.
Lessons From Walmart and Amazon’s Failures in Asia
Businesses searching for bottom-line growth often look to entice new consumers in markets where they don’t already have a presence.
Market Spotlight: Singapore
Read our monthly spotlight and gain new insights on the Singapore market.
Market Spotlight: India
Read our monthly spotlight and gain new insights on the India market.
Market Spotlight: Vietnam
Read our monthly spotlight and gain new insights on the Vietnam market.
3 Hot Markets Beyond BRICS
Fast-growing emerging markets like Vietnam and Chile, and “emerged” economies like Singapore are prime locations for expanding your business.
Impact of U.S.-Russia Sanctions on U.S. Association Industry
What do U.S.-Russia sanctions mean for Association leaders with members and activities in Russia?
Market Spotlight: United Arab Emirates
Read our monthly Market Spotlight and gain new insights on the exciting United Arab Emirates market.
Nearshoring: An Alternative Sourcing Strategy in a Pandemic World
Of the many challenges posed by the pandemic, the challenge of deciding where to source information or resources remains large.
Thriving Internationally in Times of COVID-19 and Beyond (Fall 2020)
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Is your organization hesitant to expand globally since the pandemic? Are current geopolitical tensions forcing you to reconsider your strategic planning and expansion initiatives?